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Men We Reaped - We Are in Wolf Town Summary & Analysis

Jesmyn Ward
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This chapter begins by telling about some of the author’s ancestors. Some of the people on both her mother’s and father’s sides look almost white in the old black and white photographs while some are very dark skinned.

Prior to being named DeLisle, the town was called Wolf Town. The Wolf river runs through town and empties into the DeLisle Bayou. The author tells people that the town was originally named after a wolf before it was tamed because she wants to call to mind the wildness of the town’s past. She wants to tell people about a wild animal she once saw that was black and looked at her and her friends like they were intruding, but she says she doesn’t because she’s not eloquent.

Most of the people in DeLisle are related...

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